Ross Leon Willey, 81, of Bella Vista, Ark. died Aug. 20, 2019 at home from Alzheimer’s and cancer. He was born April 25, 1938 in Torrington, Wyo. to Ira and Margaret Willey.
When Ross was in grade school his family moved to Chariton and he graduated from Chariton High School in 1956 as class valedictorian.
Ross proudly served as a sergeant in the US Army. Ross and his wife lived in New Jersey and Ross worked for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals as a chemical engineer and did research. When his wife passed away he moved to Bella Vista, Ark.
He leaves behind one niece and two nephews.